Inside the Ka`bah [contd.] (Ahadith 1369 – 1371)

Bismillah.

Hadith no. 1368 (below) is a repeat. Read it here.

Volume 2, Book 26, Number 668:

Narrated Salim that his father said,

“Allah’s Apostle (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam), Usama bin Zaid (radiallaahu `anhu), Bilal (radiallaahu `anhu), and ‘Uthman bin abu Talha (radiallaahu `anhu) entered the Ka’ba and then closed its door. When they opened the door I was the first person to enter (the Ka’ba). I met Bilal (radiallaahu `anhu) and asked him, “Did Allah’s Apostle (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam) offer a prayer inside (the Ka’ba)?” Bilal (radiallaahu `anhu) replied in the affirmative and said, “(The Prophet (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam) offered the prayer) in between the two right pillars.”

Today’s Ahadith:

Volume 2, Book 26, Number 669:

Narrated Nafi’:

Whenever Ibn ‘Umar (radiallaahu `anhu) entered the Ka’ba he used to walk straight keeping the door at his back on entering, and used to proceed on till about three cubits from the wall in front of him, and then he would offer the prayer there aiming at the place where Allah’s Apostle (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam) prayed, as Bilal (radiallaahu `anhu) had told him. There is no harm for any person to offer the prayer at any place inside the Ka’ba.

Volume 2, Book 26, Number 670:

Narrated Isma’li bin Abu Khalid:

‘Abdullah bin Abu Aufa (radiallaahu `anhu) said, “Allah’s Apostle (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam) performed the ‘Umra. He performed Tawaf of the Ka’ba and offered two Rakat behind the Maqam (Abraham (`alayhissalaam)’s place) and was accompanied by those who were screening him from the people.” Somebody asked ‘Abdullah, “Did Allah’s Apostle (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam) enter the Ka’ba?” ‘Abdullah replied in the negative.

Volume 2, Book 26, Number 671:

Narrated Ibn Abbas (radiallaahu `anhu):

When Allah’s Apostle (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam) came to Mecca, he refused to enter the Ka’ba with idols in it. He ordered (idols to be taken out). So they were taken out. The people took out the pictures of Abraham (`alayhissalaam) and Ishmael (`alayhissalaam) holding Azlams in their hands. Allah’s Apostle (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam) said, “May Allah curse these people. By Allah, both Abraham (`alayhissalaam) and Ishmael (`alayhissalaam) never did the game of chance with Azlams.” Then he entered the Ka’ba and said Takbir at its corners but did not offer the prayer in it.

  • Prophet (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam) did pray inside the Ka`bah. Scholars of Hadith have preferred Bilal (radiallaahu `anhu)’s report over Ibn Abbas (radiallaahu `anhu)’s report because what a person saw is a stronger proof than of what a person did not see. I suggest you read that again..
  • Considering that the Prophet (sallallaahu `alayhi wasallam) did not enter the Ka`bah when `Abdullah ibn `Abbas (radiallaahu `anhu)’ was watching him, it gives proof that entering Ka`bah during Tawaf/`Umrah is not necessary. If one gets to get in (Hateem, for example), well and good. If not, no issues.
  • Once you’re inside the Ka`bah, you can pray facing any direction. How cool is that?
    I don’t know if the Hateem is to be included in this or not, though..
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Posted on February 20, 2013, in iLook and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 13 Comments.

  1. Is it just me or have you changed the font size or the style or something? Plus the font size of the notes in this post is too small sister. If you’ve changed the style, kindly change it back. The previous one was much easily read. I think it’s been changed.

  2. amaljavedabdullah

    YOUR frankness. And then Br. Omer’s just like, “umm, okay,”
    Wait, does that make sense? It’s just that when I read it, it came out really direct. :)

  3. Assalamu Alaikum.
    “Once you’re inside the Ka`bah, you can pray facing any direction. How cool is that?
    I don’t know if the Hateem is to be included in this or not, though..”
    As you know that during the time of Rasoolullaah, the hateem was within Ka’bah as it was in rectangular shape. After the reconstruction, it was brought outside.
    Now as we need to face Qiblah, it is not allowed to pray in any direction even if one is in hateem area which was once upon a time within the four walls of Ka’bah.

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